Python-URL! - Weekly Python News and Links (February 17)
Feb 23, 2003, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
QOTW: "OO is deliberatly non-trivial because otherwise programmers will be
jobless." - Roman Suzi
"The problem is that, now that I know Python, I have lost any motivation to
learn C++ anymore ..." - Michele Simionato
The discussion of a possibly ternary operator - started last week -
continued to dominate the list, with hilariouslymany spin-off threads.
There was a discussion of the best way to learn OO programming, with
highlights on patterns.
Troy Melhase persists in summarizing PyPy activity.
Webware 08. has been released. Webware provides a suite of Python components
for developing Web applications.
There is now a Python API for accessing the Freenet anonymising,
encrypting publishing and file sharing network.
There is a wiki for the DC 2003 PyCon.
Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:
Python.org's Python Language Website is the traditional
center of Pythonia
Notice especially the master FAQ
PythonWare complements the digest you're reading with the
daily python url
Mygale is a news-gathering webcrawler that specializes in (new)
World-Wide Web articles related to Python.
While cosmetically similar, Mygale and the Daily Python-URL
are utterly different in their technologies and generally in
comp.lang.python.announce announces new Python software. Be
sure to scan this newly-revitalized newsgroup at least weekly.
Brett Cannon continues the marvelous tradition established by
Andrew Kuchling and Michael Hudson of summarizing action on the
python-dev mailing list once every other week.
The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collect Python resources
Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group
The Python Business Forum "further[s] the interests of companies
that base their business on ... Python."
The Python Software Foundation has replaced the Python Consortium
as an independent nexus of activity
Cetus does much of the same
The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
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